Rural Landholders

Cows and chincogan - credit Alison Ratcliffe

Byron Shire Council guides for new farmers and landholders

Byron Shire Council has an agricultural extension officer who can do onsite farming consultations, visit Agriculture – Byron Shire Council to book a visit. They also have a number of resources.


Information for Landholders

Brunswick Valley Landcare has collated a great list of places to go to find out about all sorts of topics including attracting wildlife to your property and weeds. BVL Information Pack for Landowners

Property Planning

As part of BVL’s Sustainable Agriculture grant and Byron Shire Council’s Rural Land Use Strategy two fact sheets were developed to help landholders develop a plan for their properties and understand some of the legislation that may affect them.

Easy Steps Towards a Property Plan Fact Sheet and Governing Policy in rural areas Fact Sheet

Sustainable grazing on small farms: farmers teaching farmers.

Brunswick Valley Landcare’s booklet is available in hard copy from the Byron Shire Council Building and the Rural Co-op in Mullumbimby or contact the Landcare Support Officer. Download Grazing on Small Farms

Ten ways to improve the natural assets on a farm

Ten ways to improve natural assets on a farm – ANU Sustainable Farms



Stock and Waterways: A NSW Managers Guide

Want to better manage your stock and waterways for productivity and environmental benefits?The Australian River Restoration Centre, WaterNSW and Rivers of Carbon have put together an updated (2019) practical guide to help New South Wales farmers. Stock and Waterways Guide



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